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Abyss & Apex Issue 54: 2nd Quarter 2015 by (Abyss & Apex 26 April 2015 / ) - Abyss & Apex Issue 54: 2nd Quarter 2015

Table of Contents:

Editorial – "A&A and the Hugos" by Wendy S. Delmater
The Truth About Unicorns by Jennifer Hykes
Stuck in the Past by Michael Donoghue
The Moth Princess by Emi Makanry
The Clockwork Boy by Cecilia Dominic
Flash Fiction:
Sticking Together by Elizabeth Shack
Space Dad! by Brian Dolton
Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry, Issue 54 (April 2015)
The Visionist by Chloe Clark
The Alley by Jill Angel Langlois
The Crying Tree by Laura Madeline Wiseman
A portrait of the witch at sixteen by Marian Rosarum
The Black Unicorn by Bruce Majors
In the City of Broken Umbrellas by Alexander Lumans
Hall of Mirrors by Bruce Majors
Detail of Silence by Carol Dorf
Why I Stay Up Late in August by Marri Champié
Small Press Book Reviews:
Back, Belly & Side: True Lies and False Tales by Celeste Rite Baker
Shadow Over Avalon by C.N. Lesley
The Stars Seem So Far Away by Margret Helgadóttir
Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History edited by Rose Fox and Daniel José Older
(see review)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact –June 2015 – Vol. CXXXV No. 6 (Whole Number 1000) by (Analog 28 April 2015 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact –June 2015 – Vol. CXXXV No. 6

Table of Contents:
The Wormhole War by Richard A. Lovett
The Audience by Sean McMullen
Short Stories:
Very Long Conversations by Gwendolyn Clare
The Kroc War by Ted Reynolds & William F. Wu
Strategies for Optimizing Your Mobile Advertising by Brenta Blevins
The Odds by Ron Collins
The Empathy Vaccine by C.C. Finlay
Three Bodies at Mitanni by Seth Dickinson
Ships in the Night by Jay Werkhiser
Science Fact:
Really Big Tourism by Michael Carroll
Special Features:
A Future for Analog by Stanley Schmidt
John W. Campbell, Jr. by Ben Bova
The Analog Millennium by Mike Ashley
Flight by Mark Hassler
Reader's Departments:
The Editor's Page
The Alternate View by Jeffrey D. Kooistra
In Times to Come
The Reference Library by Don Sakers
Brass Tacks
Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Apex Magazine – Issue 71, April 2015 by (Apex Magazine 27 April 2015 / ) - Apex Magazine – Issue 71, April 2015

Table of Contents:
Words From the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Original: Beatification of the Second Fall by Sean Robinson
Original: Silver Buttons All Down His Back by AC Wise
Original: Crow by Octavia Cade
Original: Wind by Naomi Kritzer
Original: Slow by Lia Swope Mitchell
Reprint: This Thing of Darkness by Yzabel Ginsberg (Originally published in Library of Dreams by PSG Publishing, 2013)
Never Enough Farmers! Class and Writing Fantasy Novels by Jennie Goloboy
Interview with AC Wise by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Adrian Borda by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley
The Multiple Lives of Juan and Pedro by Isabel Yap
there must be a surefire way to separate the ravens from the crows by Keith S. Wilson
(see review)

Asimov’s Science Fiction – June 2015 – Vol. 39 No. 6 – (Whole Number 473) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 26 April 2015 / ) - Asimov’s Science Fiction – June 2015 – Vol. 39 No. 6 – (Whole Number 473)

Table of Contents:
The End of the War by Django Wexler
The Ladies' Aquatic Gardening Society by Henry Lien
Ghosts of the Savannah by M. Bennardo
Our Lady of the Open Road by Sarah Pinsker
Short Stories:
Mutability by Ray Nayler
The Muses of Sheyedan-18 by Indrapramit Das
Tourists from the Future by Bruce Boston
1,230 Grams of Einstein by Robert Frazier
Love & the Moon by Geoffrey A. Landis
Guest Editorial: Teaching Science Fiction by Kathleen Ann Goonan
Reflections: The World to End Last Month by Robert Silverberg
Om the Net: The Optimist's Tale by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Peter Heck
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Clarkesworld 103 – April 2015 by (Clarkesworld 27 April 2015 / ) - Clarkesworld 103 – April 2015

Table of Contents:
The Empress in Her Glory by Robert Reed
Let Baser Things Devise by Berrien C. Henderson
The Petals Abide by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Postcards From Monster Island by Emily Devenport
Noble Mold by Kage Baker (Reprint)
Weep for Day by Indrapramit Das (Reprint)
Small Markets, Big Wonders by Julie Novakova
Spanish Science Ficiton: A Roundtable Discussion with Spain's Top Contemporary Voices by Alvaro Zinos Amaro
Another Word: The Precious Five-Star and the Reviewers of Mount Doom by Alethea Kontis
Editor's Desk: Danger! Radioactive! by Neil Clarke
The Empress in Her Glory by Robert Reed, read by Kate Baker
Let Baser Things Devise by Berrien C. Henderson read by Kate Baker
The Petals Abide by Benjanun Sriduangkaew read by Marguerite Kenner
(see review)

Fantastic Stories of the Imagination 227 April 2015 by Warren Lapine (Fantastic Stories of the Imagination 28 April 2015 / ) - Fantastic Stories of the Imagination 227 April 2015

Fantastic Stories publishes original and reprinted science fiction & fantasy as well as reviews and commentary of interest to the genre fiction community.
The free webzine features original and reprinted material by established authors and up-and-coming new talent. An ebook version of the magazine is available for all major e publishing platforms, and a yearly omnibus anthology will be available in both digital and print editions.

Table of Contents:
Original Short Story: All That We Carry, All That We Hold by Damien Angelica Walters
Original Flash Fiction: Molten Heart by Alexis A. Hunter
Short Story: The Last Wild Place by Alison Wilgus (Reprint)
Short Story: Beautiful by Jay Caselberg (Reprint)
Flash Fiction: Rowling in the Year 3000 by KJ Kabza (Reprint)
Reviews: TheFan: Substance - Bringing Family Back, April 2015 by Carole McDonnell
Reviews: The Remake Chronicles: Two Tin Soldiers by Adam-Troy Castro
Reviews: Area 51 1/2 April 2015 by Steven Sawicki
Reviews: New and Noteworthy Short Fiction: April 2015 by Gillian Daniels
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – April 2015 by (Flash Fiction Online 29 April 2015 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – April 2015

Table of Contents:
Editorial - Editorially Resolved by Suzanne Vincent
Humor - I Am Graalnak of the Vroon Empire, Destroyer of Galaxies, Supreme Overlord of the Planet Earth. Ask Me Anything by Laura Pearlman
Fantasy - The Kiss by K.C. Norton
Horror - Face Time by Matthew F. Amati
Science Fiction: Comet Man by Marina J. Lostetter (Reprint)
Interview with Laura Pearlman by Elizabeth Shack
Interview with Marina Lostetter by Stefan Milićević
Interview with K.C. Norton by Stanley Lee
(see review)

Kaleidotrope – Spring 2015 by (Kaleidotrope 26 April 2015 / ) - Kaleidotrope – Spring 2015

Table of Contents:
The Spine of Worlds by Eric Rosenfeld
Monkey King, Faerie Queen by Zen Cho
Echoes of Life by Jetse de Vries
The Face of Atrocity by Charles Ebert
The Maquette by Nicole M. Taylor
Squished Things by Beth Cato
La Rêve by Sandi Leibowitz
Closing Time, Gilgamesh among the Drunks by David Coleman
(see review)

Lightspeed #59 - April 2015 by (Lightspeed 29 April 2015 / ) - Lightspeed #59 - April 2015

Table of Contents:
Science Fiction Stories:
The Universe Sung in Stars by Kat Howard (Original)
The Invisible Hand Rolls the Dice by Carolyn Ives Gilman (Reprint)
Quiet Town by Jason Gurley (Original)
The Birds and the Bees and the Gasoline Trees by John Barnes (Reprint)
Fantasy Stories:
A Wolf in Iceland is the Child of a Lie by Sonya Taafe (Reprint)
We'll Be Together Forever by Joseph Allen Hill (Original)
The Ussuri Bear by Ken Liu (Reprint)
The Ministry of the Eye by Dale Bailey (Original)
Author Spotlights:
Kat Howard
Carolyn Ives Gilman
Jason Gurley
John Barnes
Sonya Taafe
Joseph Allen Hill
Ken Liu
Dale Bailey
Artist Showcase:
Elena Bespalova by Henry Lien
Editorial, April 2015 by John Joseph Adams
Interview: Chris Williams by The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
Book Reviews: April 2015 by Sunil Patel
Exclusive eBook Content:
Novella: On the Dying Winds of the Old Year and the Birthing Winds of the New by Kate Elliott
Author Spotlight: Kate Elliott by Laurel Amberdine
Novel Excerpt: Lieutenant Arkham: Elves and Bullets by Alessio Lanterna
Novel Excerpt: Grace of Kings by Ken Liu
Novel Excerpt: The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu
(see review)

Nightmare #31- April 2015 by (Nightmare 29 April 2015 / ) - Nightmare #31- April 2015

Table of Contents:
The Island by Desirina Boskovich (Original)
Ishq by Usman T. Malik (Reprint)
Spring Thaw by Charles Payseur (Original)
The Age of Sorrow by Nancy Kilpatrick (Reprint)
Author Spotlights:
Desirina Boskovich
Usman T. Malik
Charles Payseur
Nancy Kilpatrick
Artist Showcase:
Darius Zawadski
The H Word: Dropping the Vial by Seanan McGuire
Interview: Richard Chizmar by Lisa Morton
(see review)

Shimmer – Number 25, April 2015 by (Shimmer 28 April 2015 / ) - Shimmer – Number 25, April 2015
Electronic magazine is available in pdf, epub & mobi formats for $2.99/Issue
Table of Contents:
Editor's Note by E. Catherine Tobler
The Proper Motion of Extraordinary Stars by Kali Wallace
Shimmer Interview: Kali Wallace
The Mothgate by J.R. Troughton
Shimmer Interview: J.R. Troughton
Good Girls by Isabel Yap
Shimmer Interview: Isabel Yap
In the Rustle of Pages by Cassandra Khaw
Shimmer Interview: Cassandra Khaw
Front Cover: Illustration, Sandro Castelli / Interviews: Joy Marchand
(see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction May/June 2015 - Vol 128, Nos.5&6, Whole No.719 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 25 April 2015 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction May/June 2015– Volume 128, Nos.5&6, Whole No.719

Table of Contents:
Entrepreneurs by Robert Grossbach
Teardrop by Lisa Mason
Entanglements by David Gerrold
Trapping the Pleistocene by James Sarafin
Short Stories:
The Laminated Man by Albert E. Cowdrey
Today's Smarthouse in Love by Sarah Pinsker
Four Seasons in the Forest of Your Mind by Caroline M. Yoachim
In the Time of Love by Amy Sterling Casil
A Turkey With Egg on His Face by Rob Chilson
Books to Look For by Charles de Lint
Books by Elizabeth Hand
Films: Changelings by David M. Skal
Coming Attractions
Competition #89
Curiosities by David Langford
Cartoons: Frank Cotham, Arthur Masear, Mark Heath
(see review)

Unlikely Story issue 11.5 - April 1 2015 - Journal of Unlikely Coulrophobia by (Unlikely Story 29 April 2015 / ) - Unlikely Story issue 11.5 - April 1 2015 - Journal of Unlikely Coulrophobia

Table of Contents:
Editor's Note
Five Things Every Successful Clown Must Do by Derek Manuel
Perfect Mime by Sara K. McNeilly
A Million Tiny Ropes by Virginia M. Mohlere
Everyone's a Clown by Caroline M. Yoachim
Break the Face in the Jar by the Door by Carlie St. George
Interview: Derek Manuel
Interview: Sara K. McNeilly
Interview: Virginia M. Mohlere
Interview: Caroline M. Yoachim
Interview: Carlie St. George
About Us
(see review)

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